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New panel of €5/straw 5-star bulls formed by ICBF

The G€N€ Ireland panel of high-replacement index beef bulls for autumn 2020 has been launched by the ICBF and the programme partners.

Long Read: Farming 500-acres in Vermont, USA

Long Read: Farming 500-acres in Vermont, USA - The Richardson family has a Jersey herd and maple enterprise. They also manufacture split rail fence out of native white ash and white cedar woods.

VIDEO: Running a 97-cow suckler farm

The Irish Grassland Association is revisiting Halpin family farm in Co. Meath this summer, as part of its virtual farm walk series.

A student who did not grow up on a farm chasing a veterinary dream

Sean Moloney is a BSc (Hons) Sustainable Farm Management and Agribusiness degree programme in the Institute of Technology Carlow, Wexford campus.

Suckler farming: Three AI straws and cow is culled, or after 11-12 weeks breeding with the bull

Breeding is reported to be progressing relatively well, despite a challenging year for grass growth to date, writes Colm Kelly, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare.

4 suckler farmers making the most of technology

4 farmers will demonstrate the use of technology on their farms once the COVId-19 restrictions have been lifted.

‘The dream target is to have 1,000 cows’

The Hayes family, Thomas, Donal, and Liam, milk 240 cows. The owners of Tippeary Cheese have over over 30 varieties of soft cheese, yoghurts, and cultured creams.

‘Large calf size can sometimes be associated with autumn-calving’

CAFRE’s Nigel Gould writes about scanning cows, selling empties, autumn-calving and grass tetany.

Swapping an autumn-calving suckler herd for a dairy-calf-to-beef enterprise

Ivan McMullan's farm currently supports 40 spring-calving suckler cows with calves finished as beef and a flock of 250 ewes.”

From 0 to 80 cows in just 6 years

Michael J Murphy farms a 90-acre dairy farm in Kilmuckbridge, Co. Wexford.

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A Day in the Life of a Vet- Shane Myers

From operating on a young sheepdog which had eaten 30 feet of rope to getting knocked out by a headbutt from a cow, the...

“AIB’s plans to cut 1,500 jobs must be postponed” Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice

  Plans announced today by AIB to cut 1,500 jobs over the next three years must be postponed, according to independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice. The State-backed...